Margaret Bolster

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The mother of toddler Santina Cawley has said she will never get over her daughter’s death and has challenged the woman convicted of her murder to explain why she killed the girl.

Santina Cawley’s mother has said she will never get over the toddler’s death and has challenged the woman convicted of her daughter’s murder to explai(...)

Santina Cawley had 49 external and four injuries which consultant paediatrician, Prof Deirdre Murray described in a statement read to the jury, as “devastating.”

It was perhaps the moment that most crystallised matters. Scenes of crime examiner, Det Garda Stephen Dennehy was in the witness box and just outlined(...)

Karen Harrington arrives at Cork CourtPhotograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

The jury trying the case of a woman charged with the murder of a two-year-old toddler have been urged by the prosecution to look at the line of eviden(...)

Shane Murphy (left) with his father ‘Weeshie’ Murphy. Photograph: Provision

Gardaí investigating the fatal stabbing of a 27-year-old man in his house in Carrigaline, Co Cork this morning resumed questioning of a man arrested y(...)

A man was found injured at a house on O’Brien Terrace (general view above) in Buttevant by paramedics after his partner alerted the emergency services at about 9.30pm on Thursday night.  Photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí investigating the death of a man aged 62 in a house in North Cork are hoping that forensic tests on a number of potential weapons will clarify (...)

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in a house in north Co Cork on Thursday night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in a house in north Co Cork on Thursday night. The man, aged in his early 6(...)

Gardaí searching Rahin Woods in Co Kildare in September 2016, a day after the body of murder victim Philip Finnegan was discovered there. Photograph: RollingNews.ie

Five metres from the grave, the metal detector pinged. The Garda divisional search team dug down into the woodland soil to investigate, hoping they wo(...)

Brothers Willie and Paddy Hennessy from Curraghgorm, near Kildorrery in Co Cork. Photograph: Seán Burke/Provision

An inquest jury has recommended the Minister for Health should review mental health supports after hearing details of how a man killed his two brother(...)

The man is to be sent forward for trial at the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has directed that a man be tried at the Central Criminal Court on a charge of murdering a 72-year-old mother(...)

Sources said the postmortem had not uncovered conclusive evidence that the deceased met with foul play prior to her death. File photograph: Collins

Gardaí investigating the death of a young woman whose remains were found in her home in Co Kerry have appealed for witnesses. The remains of the woma(...)

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